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  • Carbapenem
    4 Drugs classified under this drug class


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    Invanz
    MSD
    RX
    not in the basket chart
    Invanz

    Carbapenem. Eratapenem (as sodium)1 g/vial.
    VIALS (lyophiliz. pwdr. for inject I.V./I.M.):
    10. 1 g 1 x dly.
    Mod. to severe infects. caused by suscept.
    organs.
    C/I: Hypersens., I.M. in known
    hypersens.

    Meronem
    Pfizer
    RX
    partial basket chart
    Meronem

    Carbapenem. Meropenem (as Trihydrate) 500 mg, 1 g.
    VIALS: 10 x 500 mg, 1 g. I.V. bolus inject.
    over ±5 mins. or I.V. infus. over ±15–30
    mins. See lit.
    Pneum. (incl. hosp. acq.), infects. urinary
    tract, intra-abdom., gyne., skin and soft
    tissue, meningit., septicem.

    Meropenem Teva
    Abic
    RX
    not in the basket chart
    Meropenem Teva

    Carbapenem. Meropenem 500 mg, 1 g.
    VIALS: 500 mg, 1 g x 1 or 10.
    I.V. as sol. for inj. or infus.
    500 mg IV every 8 hrs in tmt of pneum.,
    UTI, gynaecol. infects., skin and skin
    struct. infects. Nosocomial
    pneumonias, peritonitis, presumed
    infections in neutropenic patients,
    septicaemia: 1 g IV every 8 hrs. C.F.
    doses up to 2 g every 8 hrs. Meningitis:
    2 g every 8 hrs. Childr. over 3 months
    and up to 12 yrs: 10 to 20 mg/kg every
    8 hrs.
    Childr. over 50 kg weight, use adult
    dosage. Meningitis the recommd. dose
    is 40 mg/kg every 8 hrs. Renal impairm.
    dosage adjust. accord. to presc. info.
    Tmt, in adults and child., of the sev. infect.
    single or multiple susceptible bacteria:
    Pneumon. and nosocomial pneumon.,
    pulmon. infect. in pts with CF, urinary tract
    infects., intraabdom. infects., gynaec.
    infects., as endometritis and pelvic
    inflamm. dis., skin and skin struct. infects.,
    meningitis.

    Tienam
    MSD
    RX
    partial basket chart
    Multiple ingredients
    Tienam

    Carbapenem. Cilastatin (as sodium) 500 mg, Imipenem (as monohydrate) 500 mg.
    STERILE PWDR (in infus. bottle): 10 x
    120 ml. 250 mg or 500 mg by I.V. infus.
    (depend. on sever.) over 20-30 mins.
    1,000 mg to be infused over 40-60
    mins. Max. total dly. dose not to
    exceed 50 mg/kg/day or 4 g/day,
    whichever
    is lower. Doses to be given
    in equally div. doses. See lit.
    Polymicrobial infects.
    C/I: Hypersens. See lit.
    Hosp. only.

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